Investing

What Factors Impact Whether I’ll Retire Comfortably?

What Factors Impact Whether I’ll Retire Comfortably?

By in Investing, Make Money, Mind and Money, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Reader Question, Retirement, Saving | 5 comments

How to Retire Comfortably FF at Feeling Financial asks: What factors play the biggest role in whether or not I’ll retire comfortably? Is it the funds I pick, how much I save, or how often I rebalance?   Recently, when talking about budgeting with my Mom, she mentioned that she and my Dad never budgeted. That really surprised me. They were and still are very...

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Should I Hire a Financial Advisor?

Should I Hire a Financial Advisor?

By in Asset Allocation, Investing, Money Management, Personal Finance | 0 comments

The Answer to “Should I hire a financial advisor?” is: Are you earning a decent salary? Would you like to know the best way to invest that money for the future? Are you worried about handling your investing on your own? If so, you may have considered whether to hire a financial advisor or not. Personal disclosure, when I first started out investing, I...

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3 Tips to Become a Successful Investor

By in Asset Allocation, Automatic Saving, Bond, Budget, Investing, Mutual Funds, Stocks, Tips, Video | 17 comments

Easy Investing Tips  “Investing should be like watching grass grow or paint dry. If you want excitement, take $1,000 and go to Las Vegas.” Paul Samuelson Investing and Financial Success I had the pleasure of being recruited at an important financial conference to give my best finance  and investing tips. It was not only fun to talk about what works in...

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Pay Off Debt or Save for Retirement – What to Do First?

Pay Off Debt or Save for Retirement – What to Do First?

By in Debt, Investing, Reader Question, Retirement | 2 comments

Pay Off Debt or Save for Retirement-4 Factors to Consider Michael from Studentloansherpa.com asks: For people with existing debt, such as credit cards and student loans, is it best to pay off debt or save for retirement? I realize that the interest rate is obviously a big factor here, so at what debt interest rate does putting money towards retirement instead of...

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Create Financial Goals You’ll Achieve with Experian

Create Financial Goals You’ll Achieve with Experian

By in Debt, Investing, Mind and Money, Money Management, Tips | 4 comments

How to Create Financial Goals- Experian Twitter #CreditChat with top Money Bloggers I was honored to be asked to host an Experian #CreditChat twitter event. For those unfamiliar with a twitter chat, it’s a twitter conversation on a particular topic where everyone is invited. The topic this week was: How to Create Financial Goals You’ll Achieve in 2015...

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